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Mferguson
Birmingham, AL
Morning/Noon Weather for FOX6 WBRC
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Isolated strong storms are possible today as an old stagnant trough finally moves through our area. The Nation's Storm Prediction Center has us under a "Marginal" threat for storms. That about as low on the storm threat totem pole by the way for the SPC. After the front clears our... Continue reading
Posted 5 hours ago at WBRC Weather
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There is a risk of strong to severe storms into north Alabama today. The Nation's Storm Prediction Center has placed the far northern tier of counties in the state under a "Slight Risk" of seeing severe storms, and a less probable "Marginal Risk" for counties to the immediate south. Strong... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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We head into this afternoon with a Heat Advisory in effect for north/northwest Alabama. We will still experience another hot day in our area, it just looks like the most oppressive heat in the state will be relegated into areas to our north. Meanwhile the Nation's Storm Prediction Center has... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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If you can just make it through today and Thursday, cooler air is set to arrive by Friday. We also have a decent chance of rain to close out the workweek. At this point, look for a 60-percent chance of rain Friday, 70-percent chance for Saturday. Our temps will be... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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If this isn't the hottest day of the Summer so far, it's definitely one of them. Our "feels like" temps are expected to be around 105-degrees in Birmingham, 105 in Huntsville, 106 in Montgomery. All across the southeast is expected to be just as brutal. A Heat Advisory remains in... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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I mentioned in previous posts that we have cooler air expected by the weekend. But, before we get there...let's go here: Tomorrow, Wednesday, could be our hottest day yet! Look for "feels like" temps well into the triple digits! That will really be scorching! If we can just make it... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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It's late June in Alabama..nuff said? Probably for most of us. But it's worth mentioning the heat combined with the elevated dewpoints can cause a dangerous scenario for folks outside today. It's expected to feel over 100-degrees this afternoon, and Wednesday could be even hotter. There is a cool silver... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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This is the hottest stretch of weather we've experienced yet this Summer. Afternoon heat indicees will exceed 100-degrees in most places this week, so be ready for it. Later in the week our rain chances increase a bit, and our temps should cool somewhat. Meanwhile, find a way to stay... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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Yes Peter Frampton, I do feel like you DEW if you're anywhere near Alabama. It is the DEWpoint combined with the heat that will make it feel MISERABLE out there for the next few days! "Feels like" temps will be in the triple digits across the state for the 1st... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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Look for more oppressive heat out there today. Temps will be in the low to mid-90s...heat indicees in the upper 90s to triple digits. We have a chance of an isolated shower or two this afternoon. The remnants of tropical system Bill will eventually be off to our north by... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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With heat indices headed into triple digits again today, it makes me wonder just how hot July and August are going to be this year...yikes! A ridge of high pressure continues to bring us hot and muggy conditions, while Tropical Depression Bill hammers Texas with heavy rains. Our high pressure... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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Heat remains the headline for us again today. With highs forecast in the mid-90s, our "feels like" temps will be into the triple digits again. Be careful out there and try not to over do it. Wednesday's highs are also expected to be just as warm. As Tropical Storm Bill... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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Look for another hot, muggy day in Alabama. Well, it is mid-June...and a ridge of high pressure continues to provide us with warm sunshine and only about a 10-percent chance of rain Temps are expected to average in the mid-90s for the next few days, so try not to overdo... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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Scattered showers and storms are expected to develop again this afternoon. West Alabama will likely see most of the rain as it remains on the western edge of a ridge of high pressure that is moving our way out of the east. Look for highs today to top out in... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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A return flow of moisture gulf developing around a ridge of high pressure to our east will give us a chance of afternoon/evening scattered showers and storms for today and Friday. The storms should stay below severe limits. Expect highs in the mid-to-upper 80s...lows near 70. If you want to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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If we see any showers this afternoon, they will ikely come in the heat of the day and only be light to moderate. Look for highs this afternoon in the upper 80s to low 90s. A front is draped across central/south Alabama today, and, as a result, the state's stronger... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2015 at WBRC Weather
Look for mostly cloudy skies today with a few showers, but most of the stroms should be headed a little further south today. Early this morning you may have been awakened to the sound of thunder, but those storms are treking to the south as the morning progresses. We are... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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Expect another warm, muggy day in Alabama. Temps will likely range from the mid-80s to low 90s. A few showers could develop with our daytime heating, but the better chance for stronger storms looks like it could occur overnight tonight as a trough of low pressure moves into north Alabama... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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Our forecast models show slightly drier air for the next few afternoons. We still have a chance of rain, but those percentages are down to about 30-percent through Sunday. Isolated showers are still possible, but the rain isn't expected to be as widespread. Next week, that heavier and more widespread... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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While we do have another day with a chance of scattered showers, we are not anticipating severe storms to develop this afternoon. The past few days the Storm Prediction Center had us under a "Marginal Risk" for seeing severe storms. Today that threat is further to our west. So far... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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After experiencing a quiet morning with overcast skies and patchy fog, expect another afternoon with a chance of rain and thunderstorms. Some of our storms today could see gusty winds and frequent lightning. Our rainfall percentages drop off a bit as we head into Friday and Saturday. Only an isolated... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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The Nation's Storm Prediction Center has downgraded our risk for severe storms today to "Marginal". Yesterday at this time, today's threat appeared to be greater for us seeing strong to severe storms and maybe an isolated tornado. Regardless, we will continue to monitor the linear progression of this system as... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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We begin today with increasing clouds with rain and thunderstorms moving east out of Mississippi. Look for highs today in the upper 70s to low 80s. By Tuesday we could see stronger storms our way with gusty winds and isolated heavy downpours. Lightning strikes could be more numerous with tomorrow's... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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What a difference a cold front makes. Temps will be about 10-degrees cooler this afternoon, and the air isn't holding as much moisture either, so it won't feel as muggy out there. Look for highs today in the mid-70s with decreasing clouds...tonight should be mostly clear with lows in the... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2015 at WBRC Weather
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We begin the morning with sunshine and cooler temps too. Instead of the 70s, we are in the 60s. A stalled frontal boundary remains draped across north central Alabama today, and this expected to be area for showers and storms to develop during our peak heating hours. Our forecast models... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2015 at WBRC Weather